In the last week, with the cold weather moving in, I’ve been avoiding my sewing space. It’s in the basement, and it’s awfully cold down there. But I didn’t want to be a complete slacker, so I’ve been doing some handwork instead. I have two blocks for my latest crazy quilt that are “finished.” I…

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I’d love to say that my favorite quilt is always the one that I am working on, but I have somehow grown very attached to my Steampunk Crazy Quilt. For those of you that are regulars on the blog, I’m sure that you’re tired of hearing about it, but I really do love it. Tell…

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Thanks to 2 evenings of Virtual Craft Night over the long holiday, I’ve made amazing progress on my Christmas Crazy Quilt.  I’ve managed to piece together, embellish and faux sash the top left quarter of my quilt. On top of that, I have been able to get several other sections in progress, including these 2…

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It’s November already, which means time to start on my Christmas sewing.  OK, so I started this project a couple weeks ago. But in my defense, I am making myself another embellished crazy quilt, so I expect it to take a while to put together.  Actually, I expect to be working on it until after…

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I’ve been putting in a lot of time on my Steampunk themed crazy quilt, and I feel like I finally have something to show for it.  The quilt top is no where near complete, but it is coming along.  I even have an entire row sewn together. I know it doesn’t look like much but…

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I’m slowly but surely making progress on my latest crazy quilt.  These are usually quick sews for me because it’s simple not to match up corners.  However, thanks to some inspiration from Gloria McKinnon and her book Glorious Embellishing, I’m taking my time with this quilt top and adding some real crazy quilt detailing. In…

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I had the great honor to meet the wonderful and amazing Gloria McKinnon last week.  For those of you who have not heard of Gloria, she is an Australian native, world renowned quilter, owner of Anne’s Glory Box, and author of several amazing books. Gloria was in Evansville last week, at my favorite local fabric…

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